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IIHS releases official results on the smart fortwo

by Damon Lavrinc (RSS feed) on May 14th, 2008 at 9:02AM

Click above for a high-res gallery of the smart fortwo crash tests.The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has finally released its official data on the smart fortwo, and it appears that the lil' urban runabout held its own during the IIHS' tests. The fortwo racked up a rating of "good" on both the frontal and side-impact tests, while rear impacts were scored as "acceptable." IIHS President, Adrian Lund, made it clear that normally bigger and heavier vehicles are the safer choice, "but among the smallest cars, the engineers of the Smart did their homework and designed a high level... Read More

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